The Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program brings together talented students and faculty who have dedicated themselves to reducing the grinding impacts of global poverty and defining the pathways to enhance well-being for the under-resourced and socially excluded.


The UA MDP is currently accepting applications for our Fall 2016 cohort! Email us at for more information. 

We accept U.S. Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows


The Arizona MDP is hiring a new Director at the Associate or Full Professor level.  Please see the job description and details on how to apply here.

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MDP News

Who is graduating from the MDP program this Saturday!  Her final report was titled "Information and Communication Technology for Food Security and Environmental Stewardship in Mexico".  

Who was just offered a full time job with TANGO International!

Those interested in contributing to the Lia Gilbert Fund can do so here.

MDP Alumni

Contact Information

Master's in Development Practice (MDP) Program
School of Geography and Development
PO Box 210076
Tucson, AZ  85721
ENR2 South 4th Floor
Tucson, AZ 85721
(520) 621-1652 Phone
(520) 621-2889 Fax